Reinforced Concrete Design Engineer - Barnsley

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Ref: 107 Date Posted: Tuesday 14 Mar 2017

Balmoral Tanks Ltd is a leading European engineering design and manufacturing company. As a result of significant investment in people and plant, the company produces what is believed to be the most comprehensive range of tank products available from  a single source in the EU.

Civil engineering, wastewater treatment, drainage, rainwater harvesting, bulk liquid, fire fighting and potable water storage sectors are all key sectors for the company.

We are looking for a Reinforced Concrete Design Engineer to join our team.


Roles and Responsibilities

Concrete Design (Relevant or transferrable experience)

  • Working knowledge of structural design and detailing of reinforced concrete liquid-retaining structural elements (bases, walls, roofs) to British Standards (BS8007) and Eurocodes (EC2).

  • Thorough working knowledge of relevant design codes, structural analysis using finite element software, and reinforced concrete design.

  • Responsibility for production/checking of detailed design documentation (calculations and drawings) and submission to clients for approval.

  • Liaison with management of specialist design subcontractors for outsourced elements (e.g. post-tensioned tanks, precast concrete roof systems etc.).

  • Responsibility for production of detailed design/construction drawings and other associated documents (reinforcement bar bending schedules etc.).

  • Provision of ‘on-demand’ detailed technical support to on-site construction teams.

  • Liaison with other key suppliers (e.g. reinforcement and ready-mixed concrete suppliers).

  • Assist with the development of custom design software and techniques.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement programme to reduce costs and raise quality.

  • Ensure all relevant company procedures and policies are adhered to in the performance of the above duties.

  • An eye for detail and ensuring quality and standard of design is maintained.

  • The jobholder is responsible for developing the company’s image in the marketplace by pursuing the objectives of RATER:
    • Reliability (keeping company promises –dates, prices, workmanship)
    • Authority (knowledge, expertise providing comfort and security to customers)
    • Tangibles (appearance of employees, contractors, vehicles, equipment, packaging, behaviour)
    • Empathy (understanding of customer’s needs and problems)
    • Responsiveness (willingness to help the customer)



  • HNC/HND or Degree in a civil / structural engineering or similar.

  • Relevant or transferable reinforced concrete design ability.

  • Knowledge of 2D, 3D and solid modelling software.

  • Able to use FEA or similar design software.


  • The ability to assist in steel structural design when required.

  • Knowledge of the tank industry.

  • Knowledge of Autodesk software (Inventor, AutoCAD)

  • Working use of STAAD Pro.



  • Minimum of 5 years of reinforced concrete design at a similar level of detail and complexity.


  • Tank industry background.


Skills & Abilities


  • Ability to work across departments & ensure all design objectives are met per the criteria listed above

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to work in a team

  • Ability to set and meet deadlines

  • Competence in MS Office Software.

  • Customer focussed & a strong team player.


Personal Qualities


  • Able to perform in an environment where accountability and ownership represent Core Values.

  • A belief in the fact that customers are evenue & everything else is overhead.

  • Able to perform in an environment where accountability and ownership represent Core Values.


  • Excited by change and driven to be part of a successful team.

  • Belief in all aspects of RATER and the positive impact on a business.

  • Willing to challenge colleagues whose behaviour is contradictory to all aspects of RATER, and ultimately the core values of the business.


Overall, we employ people who are flexible, methodical and effective team players. Everyone must commit to learning and be willing to thrive in a “Right First Time” culture. Your personal values must align with the Core Value of the Business, and you must never treat any customer (internal and or external) with complacency.